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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Petition the Chinese Government to Stop the Yulin Dog Eating Festival and Pass Animal Welfare Laws.
Health & Wellness  (tags: activists, world, violence, safety, sadness, politics, media, internet, movies, murder, law, GoodNews, corruption, abuse, money, farming, dishonesty, business, cover-up, corruption, lies, food, disease, illness, prevention, protection, treatment, safety )

Kelly
- 413 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Edit 23/6/2013: Despite widespread outrage from both within China, as well as the rest of the world, the Yulin festival went ahead as planned this year. The good news is that the Chinese government has started taking note of activist's concerns
Farmers Can't "Coexist" With GMO Pollution ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo pollution, farming, farm aid, health, food, environment )

Nancy
- 423 days ago - farmaid.org
When pollen containing altered genes travels in the wind or on the bodies of pollinators like birds and bees, there's little we can do to stop it from spreading. What's worse, the companies who "own" those genes take no responsibility for the damage...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Outlaw the Horrific Dog and Cat Meat and Fur Trade Within China
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, violence, safety, sadness, family, children, abuse, activists, education, murder, media, internet, transportation, environment, corruption, dishonesty, death, corruption, business, cover-up, money, farming, treatment, food, disease, medicine, healt )

Kelly
- 449 days ago - login.live.com
People of the East and West unite to call on the Chinese government to end the horrific dog and cat meat and fur trade within China. International media exposure and Chinese animal protection groups (such as TACN) have revealed the horrifying treatment
Why I'M Still Skeptical of GMOs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dow, agent orange, gmo seed, money, law, health, weeds, farming )

Nancy
- 473 days ago - motherjones.com
Use of 2,4-D--the less toxic half of the infamous Vietnam-era defoliant Agent Orange--had been dwindling for years, but the rise of Roundup-resistant superweeds has revived it.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Nestlé: Stop Trying to Patent and Control the Curative Power of Nigella Sativa.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sustainabililty, interesting, eco-friendly, conservation, health, organic, ecosystems, world, research, scientists, science, medicine, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, cover-up, economy, business, consumers, money, lies, government, farming, disease, Bo )

Kelly
- 483 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to skin diseases, and has been widely available in impoverished communities
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Mistreating Our Cows!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: business, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, politics, money, lies, environment, farming, consumers, safety, prevention, healthcare, health, treatment, nutrition, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, animalrights, cruelty, sadness, suffering, conservation )

Kelly
- 483 days ago - change.org
The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council (ADAC) and dairy farms across America have been mistreating cows, separating newborn calves from their mothers and sending them to slaughter,dragging them by their ears and beating defensless cows
The High Price of Our Fertilizer Addiction
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, children, crime, farming, Food, fertilizer, orgnaic crops )

Kit
- 729 days ago - commondreams.org
Compared to the lifetime of grieving ahead for the people of West, Texas, a few years of reduced crop yields is a small price to pay for converting from "conventional" to organic farming.
Sign EWG's Healthy and Sustainable Farm Petition! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, health, farming, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 744 days ago - action.ewg.org
Congress needs to know that organic farmers have the backing of EWG and our 1 million supporters. Take just a minute to add your name to our petition calling for support for healthy and sustainable farming.
Is Your Workout Gear Ruining Farm Fields?
Health & Wellness  (tags: farming, ethics, government, business, consumers, exercise, investigation, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning )

JL
- 754 days ago - motherjones.com
But what are the consequences of our allegedly stench-free gym sessions? Before the apparel industry started spiking socks and even underwear with silver bits, you might assume the Environmental Protection Agency had thoroughly vetted the technology for
Corporate Power in Our Food System ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Farm Aid, Willie Nelson, food, farming, USDA, Monsanto, GE crops, DOJ, health, family, protection, prevention )

Nancy
- 774 days ago - farmaid.org
The USDA and the DOJ have still not offered any satisfactory plan for next steps, but Farm Aid continues to inform eaters of the reality of our food system and organize farmers and eaters to democratize food production.
Please Sign: Tell Europe to End Patents on Plants and Animals
Health & Wellness  (tags: European Parliament, Office of Patents, biodiversity, GMO, corporate ownership of plants and animal, risks, nutrition, protection, ethics, food, farming, environment, seeds, biotechnology, abuse )

Susan
- 954 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In an open letter to the European Parliament individuals, NGOs and farmers' organizations around the globe are insisting that patents on animals and plants be discontinued. Among negative effects is the stifling of innovation and biodiversity.
The Great Organic Deceivers ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic farm bill, farming, organic, health, family, prevention, environment, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 978 days ago - anh-usa.org
Which organic brands really believe in organic--and which are working behind the scenes to betray natural health consumers? It's time for a boycott. Action Alert!
Shouldn't Farm Workers Get the Same Protections as Animals? ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: United Farm Workers, business, ethics, farming, health, neglect, death, protection )

Nancy
- 1028 days ago - action.ufw.org
Farm workers are still dying from the heat. Since California issued its landmark 2005 regulations to keep farm workers from dying of extreme heat, preventable farm worker deaths are still occurring at a similar pace as before.
Grow Organics! ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic farm bill, farming, organic, health, family, prevention, environment, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 1030 days ago - action.ewg.org
So much federal crop support - 74 percent! - goes to profitable farm businesses that don't need it or to "farmers" who live nowhere near a farm. Only a tiny fraction - .005 percent - goes toward growing organic.
"I Want My Organic Farm Bill!" ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic farm bill, farming, organic, health, family, prevention )

Nancy
- 1147 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
In order to meet the serious challenges of the 21st century, U.S. agricultural policy in the farm bill must shift from its focus of creating cheap commodities and artificially propping up income for farmers, toward implementing best agricultural practices
 

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